RICHMOND, IN — Earlham College
Director of Facilities Alan Bigger was recently honored as a Fellow by APPA
, an association that serves and assists facilities officers and physical plant administrators in colleges, universities and other educational institutions
, according to a press release
According to the release, Bigger, who was selected as CM/Cleaning & Maintenance Management®
magazine''s Person of the Year in 2004
, was formally honored at the 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition
at the Vancouver Convention Center
in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Before joining Earlham College in 2007 and gaining responsibility for all aspects of the physical plant, Bigger was the director of building services at the University of Notre Dame
for more than 15 years, the release stated.
APPA Associate Vice-President John Bernhards said: "Very few APPA members receive the Fellow designation. Alan is one of only eight to receive this honor since its inception in 2004."